Rhode Island Judge Largely Denies Jurisdictional Discovery Into Dana Entities

Mealey's (August 10, 2015, 9:54 AM EDT) -- PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Plaintiffs in seven asbestos cases are entitled to discovery only of a defendant’s contacts in a jurisdiction, and not of myriad former entities with no presence in the state, a Rhode Island judge held July 16 (Robert Bazor and Kay Bazor v. Abex Corp., No. PC 10-3965, Marthanne Stefanko, et al. v. Adience Co. L.P., et al., No. PC 11-2352, Ronald Burdick, et al. v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp., et al., No. PC 11-3431, Dennis Baumgartner and Gail Baumgartner v. American Standard...
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